Considering becoming or joining an accountable care organization (ACO)? Youre not alone. Many payers are encouraging provider organizations to share various levels of financial risk and reward. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Shared Savings Program can be a practical first step for many ambulatory practices into this new world of ACOs and value-based payment. Join us for an informative one-hour presentation with two expert speakers to learn why the program can be advantageous and how to prepare your practice for the transition. Mark Segal, PhD, Vice President for Government and Industry Affairs at GE Healthcare IT, will provide an overview of alternative ACO models and introduce the CMS Shared Savings Program. Amar Bulsara, Chief Technology Officer at Family Physicians Group and a GE Healthcare Centricity Practice Solution customer, will illustrate how this alternative payment model supported by todays advanced technology has helped the center deliver better value to the system.